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Who directed "Persona", "Fanny and Alexander" and "Wild Strawberries"?
Ingmar Bergman. Bergman is recognized as one of the most influential and accomplished directors of all time. He directed more than 60 films and received numerous international awards.
What nationality was Greta Garbo?
Swedish. Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, known as Greta Garbo, a Swedish actress, movie star, nominated four times for an Oscar, was born in Stockholm and first appeared in Swedish films. She gained the status of one of the biggest stars of silent and sound cinema. In the 1930s, she was one of the most popular actresses.
Which country other than Sweden, has the largest Swedish-speaking population?
Finland was a part of Sweden from the 12th to the 19th century. Many Swedish settlers arrived at the coastal regions during the medieval time. In the 17th century, Swedish became the dominant language of the nobility, administration and education. Today, the Swedish minority in Finland numbers 280,000 people.